Jun 03, 2017

Ministerial portfolios to parliament through subject Act Featured

In gazetting ministerial portfolios, the government has focussed its attention to presenting ministerial subjects will be presented to parliament through an Act.

The new co-Cabinet Spokesman Dayasiri Jayasekara said a proposal in this regard would be presented to the Cabinet.

He said this would avert complications in allocating ministerial portfolios and resolve many other issues pertaining to decision making of the relevant ministries.

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''There should be no room for country’s leaders to change ministries according to their requirements..''

Meanwhile, addressing a media briefing held at the UNP headquarters ‘Sirikotha’ on May 30, State Finance Minister Eran Wickremeratne said under the existing political nature, it was important to specify the number of ministries and specify what they are in the new Constitution.

He further stated that under the existing situation it was necessary to not only specify the relevant ministries but it was necessary to name the relevant institutions assigned to the ministries, in the new Constitution.